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'm, like, this is really, really is this going to happen here? more bad weather? >> you know, without sandy, this storm that we're going to talk about is not a storm. it's not a big deal. but you have millions of people without power, you have millions of people with half of a roof off, the windows shattered, trying to survive, live in their let's head outside, and all of a sudden you get wind and rain -- not a hurricane, but 30 miles per hour. you get wind and rain and maybe even into upstate and snow. here's what's set up. still very cold in the northeast right now. the jet stream goes up and then down. when the jet stream goes down, that allows all the cold air to spill in from the north. when the jet stream goes up like that, that allows sometimes a low pressure system to come over and then back down and go up as a coastal low. it's up there long enough. i know they have natural gas there, but you can't turn on your furnace if you don't have feign to blow that around. the furnace simply will not turn on. this is a european model. we use this model really extentively especially with sand
crisis across the northeast, of course, as gas becomes scarce after sandy and folks begged for help in places like staten island. and we're going to get all of that to you in a moment. first, i want to tell you this. the reports that got the attention of the american public, american voters, and the spin teams as well. from both campaigns, as a matter of fact. now, that would be these numbers you're looking at right now. that's the jobs numbers here. they are stronger than expected. i want you to take a look. the u.s. added 171,000 jobs last month. but, you know, i must emphasize this, the unemployment rate inched up .1%. that's 7.9%. the numbers are on your screen. so more jobs than expected, but a higher rate of unemployment. both campaigns have something to chew on right now and chew they did, of course. here is mitt romney. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate, down to 5.2% right now. today we learned that it is actually 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> now, as you migh
of the areas really hit hardest by hurricane sandy. two young boys found dead after their mom's car was swept away in the floodwaters. now the man accused of refusing to help that family, well, he speaks out right now. stick around. that story is next. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts. more events. more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with a citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ male announcer ] get more access with a citi card. dad vo: ok, time for bed, kiddo. lights out. ♪ (sirens) (train horn) ♪ vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. at meineke i have options... like oil changes starting at $19.95. my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> all right, this is just in to cnn. new york city marathon set to
couple of weeks since the east coast ravaged by superstorm sandy. sints that sto since that storm hit, there's been an election, a standoff in florida's vote count, a damaging nor'easter, a potential fiscal cliff and a scandal at the top of the cia that forced the director to step down. and as you are learning all of this news and going about your life, a small community in eastern new york that was hammered by sandy has been waiting and waiting and waiting without power, without transportation, without food and in some cases without water. they have been waiting for help to arrive of any kind. it's unconscienable. victor blackwell is there. going into our third week now, how did these people, victor, fall through the cracks? >> reporter: it has not been very easy at all ashleigh. i just climbed up to the 14th floor to talk to mrs. doris hood. she has been here since the 28th and she walked down just once to vote. and then walked back up. she has no running water, she has no heat, no electricity, she has gas so she has her oven on and that's how she's keeping her apartment warm. we ha
hope in this god awful storm we just had, sandy. it devastated parts of virginia, hit my home state of delaware, parts of maryland, but it really clobbered new jersey and occupy through the coast. every morning and after this is over, i will be on another call with the president where we speak with all the governors of those affected states and i found it remarkable. they're all acting together. they're acting like when you and i got started in politics. i mean, we did -- the governor of delaware is a democrat. on this call with fema and the defense department, everyone, along with all the other governors, is saying when asked what can you do, what do you need, governor, he said, well, mr. president, i like to say to chris, to chris christie, look, delaware has been hit, but if you need any of our charity or anybody to put -- any generators, you have been hit more than we've been hit, so we'll send them to you. the governor of connecticut saying the same thing. the mayors of these cities. ladies and gentlemen, that is -- that is how people respond in a crisis now. that's how we have
. >>> the victims of hurricane sandy, you can bet that the election is not top in their minds. but there are plenty of determined voters. national correspondent susan candiotti is very hard hit. what measures are being taken to try and make sure that people there are able to vote? >> well, the first thing i can tell you, fred is that more than 143,000 people just in this one bourough alone will not be going to the usual polling places that they are used to. here's why. just take a look around. i am right now walking on a boardwalk. a chunk of a boardwalk that is running 90 degrees perpendicular to where it used to be, behind me, running along the ocean. huge chunks of a boardwalk that has broken up and is now running down side streets of new york. homes here along the water front, due to flooding, people on their own have dragged all this out to the street. they have no power, look at these power lines down here. and they have to figure out how they are going to vote. nevertheless, people tell us, they're trying to do it. the board of elections is running generators out to a lot of the new polling
. >> secretary solis, let me ask you quickly about hurricane sandy and given that christine explained how the numbers are tabulated and what is likely to be the net effect of that? >> well, we won't know until we get our people out on the ground again and do those surveys that have to be conducted. certainly those states that are affected, we would imagine that there is going to be some dropoff of employment, but that is why the federal government is working with local government and state government and you saw the, you know, the saw the results of that with romney, and sorry, with christie and the president, and we here at the department of labor are already issuing emergency grants and signed off on one yesterday for new jersey for $15 million the begin with for cleanup and recovery for those areas that are hard hit. we should be thinking of how we can work together on that. >> and secretary solis, i could not agree more. >> ali, as we have been telling you a better than expected jobs report for october, but the economy is struggling to gain altitude. special jobs report focus on ""cnn
sandy. traffic that is usually bad in that area was made even worse following the tunnel closure. >>> and stocks are rallying on wall street on the first day of trading this holiday week. helping send them higher to better than expected reports on housing. those gains could be tempered by the spiraling violence in the middle east and what it means for oil prices. maribel auber joins us live from new york. what's go on? >> major averages surged out of the starting gate and never looked back. the dow is up by 168 points now. that's mainly thanks to optimism that fiscal cliff talks are progressing. wall street has been expecting a deal to come at the very last minute. so, deb, it is great news that things seem to be moving along faster than expected. also in focus today, existing home sales rose more than 2% last month and home builder confidence rose to a six-year high. that's that's helping ad to the gains we're seeing as we go into the final two hours of the session. oil prices, what oil prices are jumping 3% today because of violence in the middle east. >> and so what does that
sandy. he met with first responders who lost their homes and sat in on a briefing on the recovery efforts in seaside heights, new jersey. biden said, quote, we're not going anywhere and he added that recovery is a national responsibility. >>> the florida congressional race between controversial republican allen west and democrat patrick murphy may finally be over. a recount showed murphy holding his slim lead of less than 2,000 votes. now it's just up to the state election board to certify the results. allen has refused to concede. of this hunk of metal may not look like much but it's the soyuz capsule. >>> executives from hostess go to court today as they try to get a judge's blessing to liquidate the company. they announced plans to shut it down late last week citing a continuing strike by the bakers union. already there are reports the makers of babst blue ribbon beer and tsay cakes could step in and buy the iconic hostess brands that include twinkies and wonder bread. anne's tablet called my phone. anne's tablet was chatting with a tablet in sydney... a desktop in zurich... an
, and the importance of the government during the superstorm sandy, and in the the relevance it has for so many americans' lives. so as a consequence i think people recognize that government does have an important role. the tea party played a very important position in terms of fostering the debate. what happens is when you cower in front of the fringe politics to the politics of homophobia action the politics of discrimination against women, the politics of basically of assault upon people's personal freedoms. then you'll see the tea party be co-opted by the fringe groups. >> so that leads nicely into the rush limbaugh quote. many people might rush limbaugh said, quote -- democrats moved heaven and earth to defeat mia love, allen west and replace them with white men. so the hi pockry sis is not is rich, they're not about diversity, they're all about liberalism. they were going after them because they were republican, the point of this game is to have as many people 6 your party to get elected so you can have majority and control the agenda and get things done. >> i give ana a lot of credit --
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